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A woman shot and killed herself last week in Francis as a team of Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies assembled outside her home, Sheriff Dave Edmunds said.

While officers approached the trailer they heard the shot. They entered the home and found the South Summit woman on the floor with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Edmunds said.

Authorities attempted to administer CPR to save the woman but she died at the scene, the sheriff said.

"It was very tragic," Edmunds said. "Thankfully, the deputies didn’t have to engage in deadly force."

The woman’s husband, Kevin Fish, 57, shot himself in September as deputies mobilized outside the same home, Edmunds said. Last week, a man in Heber called a county dispatcher to report that the suicide victim was driving to Francis and she was suicidal, he said.

"He believed that she was going to commit suicide," Edmunds said. "Maybe she told him that and maybe she left a note."

Meanwhile, other calls received by Sheriff’s Office dispatchers last week included:

Deputies were called to the scene of a domestic dispute in the Snyderville Basin after a man who was intoxicated allegedly struck his son and wife and left the home on foot on Nov. 18.

On Nov. 18, an employee at a business on Landmark Drive told a dispatcher about $7,000 worth of merchandise was stolen from the store.

No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run traffic crash reported to the Sheriff’s Office from the Snyderville Basin on Nov. 18 at 3:16 p.m.

On Nov. 18, a woman on Silver Springs Road told a dispatcher her snowboard was stolen from her garage.

Deputies were asked to respond to a domestic dispute at an apartment in the Snyderville Basin on Nov. 18 at 12:12 a.m.

Officers were investigating whether illegal fireworks were discharged in western Summit County on Nov. 17 at 6:21 p.m.

No serious injuries were reported as a result of a rollover traffic crash that occurred in western Summit County Nov. 17 at 5:25 p.m.

A man allegedly shoplifted items from a store at Tanger Outlet Center at Kimball Junction on Nov. 17 at 2:55 p.m.

No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic accident that involved two vehicles at Tanger Outlet Center Nov. 17 at 11:54 a.m.

A man who allegedly urinated outside a gas station at Kimball Junction was issued a warning for lewdness on Nov. 17 at 2:06 a.m.

A man dressed in dark clothing was allegedly yelling profanities at people at the Tanger Outlet Center on Nov. 16 at 5:57 p.m.

No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic accident at Redstone Towne Center on Nov. 16 at 1:18 p.m.

No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic accident that occurred at The Canyons on Nov. 15 at 4:54 p.m.

No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic accident that occurred on Ute Boulevard on Nov. 15 at 1:51 p.m.

Two vehicles were reportedly racing in the Wild Willow subdivision in Francis on Nov. 14 at 9:11 p.m.

The driver of a semi-truck allegedly stole $525 worth of gasoline from a service station in Silver Creek Nov. 14 at 6:37 p.m.

A man on Lower Saddleback Drive told a dispatcher two snowboards were stolen from his garage on Nov. 13 around 5:30 p.m.

A case of vandalism was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from The Canyons on Nov. 12 at 3:31 p.m.

On Nov. 12, a man in Henefer claimed tools were stolen from his home.


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